WHERE LIES TRUTH, AND JUSTICE, AT BETHEL HEIGHTS VINEYARDS?
When you read about Bethel Heights‘ vineyards in the Eola-Amity Hills in Oregon, you first find conflicting accounts of their agricultural suitability. You also read about romantically idealistic pastoral perfection… right next to Salem, where there were those trials. So, where lies truth, and justice, at Bethel Heights Vineyards? Here’s what we mean: *From Bethel Heights’ […]
DOMAINE MARCEL DEISS VIEWS TERROIR AS SYNESTHESIA
The word terroir is a fun one to drop because:1. many agree on its general definition2. some dispute its validity altogether3. others have a more specific idea of what it really is and its true role.This last group is the most interesting, and is where one Alsatian wine legend is firmly planted. With a history of going […]
YIN YANG FAVIA
The history and technical information are from a video call with Annie Favia and Andy Erickson on August 23, 2021 8:30 am MDT. The interpretation is by Artisan Wines. Look closely at the label for Favia’s Coombsville Cabernet Sauvignon—see the faint ring around the central imprint? Did you notice the shape of the two Os and […]